Jay Montgomery

JAY MONTGOMERY is a new resident of Chicago. Jay made his Broadway debut as ‘Whizzer’ in the Tony
Award-winning Falsettos, opposite Mandy Patinkin, also playing ’Whizzer’ in the National Tour and Los
Angeles productions of Falsettos.  He toured the country twice in Heart Strings, the landmark AIDS
benefit. Off Broadway credits include Brel Returns and Rings. Regionally, Jay has appeared in over
seventy productions; favorite roles include ‘Antony’ in Sweeney Todd, starring George Hearn and Judy
Kaye, the ‘Gentleman Caller’ in The Glass Menagerie, ‘Robert’ in Company, ‘Harold Hill’ in The Music
Man, ‘Boolie’ in Driving Miss Daisy, ‘Barrymore’ in I Hate Hamlet, ‘Che’ in Evita, ‘Curly’ in Oklahoma!,
‘Rutledge’ in 1776, ‘Billy’ in Anything Goes, ‘Anatoly’ in Chess (LA premier), ‘Valentin’ in Kiss Of The
Spider Woman, ’Sky’ in Guys & Dolls, ’Dan’ in Snapshots (by Stephen Schwartz) and ‘Alan/Fred’ in the
world premiere of Charles Strauss’ You Never Know. Mr. Montgomery has worked at some of the
nation’s finest theaters, among them Alabama Shakespeare, Trinity Rep, the Pioneer, Walnut Street, the
Pittsburgh Public, Casa Manana, the Lyric, Human Race, Kansas City Rep, and Papermill Playhouse, and
The Encore! Jay co-founded the Harbor Lights Theater Company in New York City in 2010, where he
directed The Empress, An O. Henry Christmas, and My Way. His favorite credits by far are husband to
Harbor Lights’ co-founder and Executive Artistic Director Tamara Jenkins and father to Emerson Grace.

Location Chicago
Union 2 Equity
Height 5'11''
Hair Brown
Eyes Hazel